Sadhu found murdered in temple



Jhajjar (Haryana): An 85-year-old sadhu was found murdered under mysterious circumstances at Shri Balaji Hanuman Temple at Bhuravaas village here on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Baba Turiya Nand who had been living in the temple for the last several years.

Locks of the temples were found broken during preliminary investigation.

The police have started the investigation after registering a case of murder under section 302 of the IPC against an unidentified killer on the complaint of village sarpanch, Sanjay Kumar, in this connection.

The incident came to light this morning when some villagers noticed the body of Baba Turiya outside the temple.

Jhajjar DSP Rajbir, Singh along with forensic experts rushed to the spot, and sent the body to civil hospital for postmortem.

Statements of villagers are being taken to get a clue about the killers. Two teams have been constituted to trace the culprit, said the DSP, adding the body bore injury marks inflicted by some sharp-edged weapon.

PTI